Jamie Diaferia discusses the importance of busy executives making time to be parents in Authority Magazine

March 31, 2019

As part of the Authority Magazine series on “How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents,” Dr. Ely Weinschneider interviewed CEO Jamie Diaferia about the importance of spending time with kids.

In the article, Jamie explains how over the course of his two-decade career in PR he has maintained an active presence in his daughter’s life. The piece explores why it can be detrimental to a child’s development if a parent is not involved and discusses how to stay “fully present” in a child’s life – despite the many deadlines and demands for attention that exist.

The piece also offers insight on how to achieve balance when straddling the worlds of career and parent. Jamie explains that by parents putting away their phones, learning to prioritize time with kids, trusting colleagues to handle matters and carving out special activities, it can help to create more space in a parent’s life to give children attention.

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